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Upcoming Events
Easter Distribution
3/28/2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Celebrity Bartender
3/28/2015 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Celebrity Bartender
4/11/2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrity Bartender
4/18/2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grant Recieved
United Way is pleased to announce we have received $12,240.00 in grant funds from Ameren!

This grant will be used to help fund our 17 partner agencies and the 26 programs provided to help the serve Illinois Valley area. United Way is proud of our relationship with Ameren and their continued support and belief in our local community!!!

Each month we will feature one of our Partner Agencies.
For the month of May, we will be featuring the
Alternatives and Bridges Senior Center

Alternatives and Bridges Senior Center's Mission is Alternatives promotes the independence and quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities, and their families.


Care Coordination– Certified Care Coordinators provide free, in home assessments to identify and set up supports for individuals living at home or for nursing home residents wanting to move to an independent setting.

Bridges Senior Center- a designated Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) serving townships in the lower two thirds of LaSalle County by providing information and assistance, home and community visits to older adults who cannot travel to Bridges, educational programs on benefits and resources and activities such as potlucks, computer classes and Tai Chi classes.

Caregiver Support—Provides counseling, education and resources to those caring for a loved one.

Adult Protective Services—Investigates and resolves reported cases of elder abuse and abuse of adults 18-59 with a disability.

Money Management— Assists older adults with budgeting, bill paying, writing checks and balancing checkbooks.

Ombudsman Services— Meets with nursing home residents to help resolve concerns or complaints.


Campaign 2015 Goal: $345,000

Goal as Percentage
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